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Manchester United, Tottenham & Barcelona dealt blow by Klopp's "love"

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Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur and Barcelona will have to look elsewhere if their plans for managerial changes in the summer involved Jurgen Klopp as he has made it clear he will not be going anywhere.

Borussia Dortmund's boss has insisted he "loves" the club too much to ditch them for one of European football's more wealthy clubs. Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur from the Premier League have both reportedly been taking an interest  in possibly recruiting him in the summer.

Barcelona were reportedly favourites to secure his signature in the summer as they went on the lookout for their next boss. However, it looks as though all three clubs will be disappointed as Klopp made it perfectly clear that he would not be swapping the Westfalenstadion for another ground any time soon.

"Nobody at Dortmund has to worry about that [leaving Dortmund]. We're all in love with this club and how it does things," he is quoted as saying by Marca.

Manchester United are having a miserable time in David Moyes' debut season in charge, putting up a pitiable defence of their Premier League title, being knocked out of both domestic cup competitions by lesser sides and facing the prospect of no European football next season. This has meant a great deal of fan dissatisfaction, particularly after embarrassing defeats to both Liverpool and Manchester City at Old Trafford, and do reports of the club searching for a replacement this summer.

Meanwhile, Totteham Hotspur look almost certain to sack current manager Tim Sherwood come the summer after their own top four chase looks set to fail. Klopp's name was mentioned with the likes of Louis van Gaal to take up Sherwood's place.

However, Barcelona may have been the most attractive option of all three, as they too look as though they will make a change in the managerial hotseat after a damaging ten days for the club. After losing 1-0 at Atletico Madrid to be eliminated at the quarter-final stage of the Champions League, they fell to defeat with the same scoreline against lowly Granada to deal what looks a fatal blow to their title defence.

For many Barcelona fans and much of the Catalan media it was the 2-1 reverse to rivals Real Madrid in the Copa del Rey final earlier this week that was the final straw, Manager Gerardo Martino's head was called for, as well as a full scale rebuilding of much of the side that experienced such incredible success under Pep Guardiola.

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